Obituary of Estus Pete Simmons

Estus D. “Pete” Simmons died March 14 1960 at Sheridan, Washintgon, Louisiana. Estus D. Simmons Dies at Sheridan Estus D. Simmons of Sheridan died at 6:30 this morning at the family residence in Sheridan. He was 52. The funeral party will leave the residence at 4 p.m. tomorrow for the Simmons Cemetery, where graveside rites […]

Ezra “Jodi” Simmons, Stalag 2B POW

I attempted to bring out the writing on the back of the photo but am still unable to read it. Ezra “Jodi” Simmons Photos from Ethel Simmons Hennesy collection. Ezra “Jodi” SIMMONS, 2nd son of Lucius Theodore SIMMONS and Annie (Knight) SIMMONS , was born 8 Feb 1913 at Washington Parish, LA. Ezra served in […]

Lucius Theodore Simmons and Annie Knight

Lucius Theodore SIMMONS and Annie KNIGHT Lucius (also given as Lucious) Theodore SIMMONS was born 29 Dec 1883 in Franklinton, Washington Parish, LA to Murdock Middleton SIMMONS and Louisa Clarinda (Thigpen) SIMMONS. He was the the 1st son and 2nd child of 9 born to Middleton and Louisa. Lucius married Annie KNIGHT, b. 22 Feb […]

Early 1970s Hennesy Reunion

From left to right, James “Jim” Simmons b. 1923, Fannie Lee “Cooter” Simmons Foil b. 1920, Ezra “Jodi” Simmons b. 1913, an Ethel Lorena Simmons b. 1906, all children of Lucius Theodore Simmons and Annie Clarinda Knight Simmons. The other three children, Estus, Desera and Lloyd were deceased prior this reunion which I believe took […]

Lucius and Annie Knight Simmons 50th wedding anniversary

Lucius and Annie Knight Simmons were married 1904 Nov 17 at the home of her parents in Washington Parish, Louisiana. The anniversary celebration would have taken place about 1954 Nov 17 in Washington Parish. The photos were presented in a little blue flip book of snapshots. The individuals are the celebrated couple and their children. […]